EPPO Global Database

Rhynchophorus ferrugineus(RHYCFE)

Distribution details in United Arab Emirates

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2016: Present, no details
First recorded in: 1985
From CABI Pest map 258 (2016): Present, no details
* Abbas, M. S. T.; Hanounik, S. B.; Mousa, S. A.; Mansour, M. I. (2001) International Journal of Nematology 11 (1), 69-72.

* El-Ezaby, F. A. (1997) Arab Journal of Plant Protection 15 (1), 31-38.

* El-Sufty, R.; Al-Awash, S. A.; Al-Bgham, S.; Shahdad, A. S.; Al-Bathra, A. H. (2009) Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 19 (1), 81-85.

* CIE (1986) A17756.

* Faleiro JR, Ben Abdallah A, El-Bellaj M, Al Ajlan AM, Oihabi A (2012) Threat of the red palm weevil Rhynchophorus ferrugineus (Olivier) to date palm plantations in North Africa. Arab Journal of Plant Protection 30, 274-280.

* Rugman-Jones, P. F.; Hoddle, C. D.; Hoddle, M. S.; Stouthamer, R. (2013) PLoS ONE 8 (10), e78379.
------- Verified by molecular means.

* Sadder, T.; Vidyasagar, P. S. P. V.; Aldosari, S. A.; Abdel-Aszim, M. M.; Al-Doss, A. A. (2016) Oriental Insects 49 (3-4), 198-211.
------- Verified by molecular means.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Oman Present, no details view...
Qatar Present, no details view...
Saudi Arabia Present, widespread view...